30% discount on the last available week in July (4-11 July 2020)

Price From € 1850 per week (more information)
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Accessibility All rooms are on ground floor level.
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Villa Toffa


The renovation was done by using the traditional charm as a springboard for the creation of a perfectly designed modern holiday home with a boutique hotel feel. It's all about comfort here!


This luxurious high design villa in the heart of Puglia is inside and outside living at its best. Add to this the great location in the picturesque Valle d’Itria, and you’ve got the makings of the perfect getaway!

The former farmhouse, with guest house, has been recently restored to its original beauty using a very authentic and modern design. Villa Toffa is a luxurious, spacious and exceptionally comfortable house set amongst its own grove of ancient olive and almond trees in the Puglian countryside. Decorated with love for design and an eye for detail this traditional farmhouse is luxury furnished and beautifully decorated by meshing the old with the new.

The splendid villa and guest house are spacious enough for eight people plus two kids under 3. Both are luxury furnished, beautifully decorated in a stylish, contemporary style to create a large, welcoming and comfortable home with a layout that’s perfect for families or groups of friends but is also suited for a romantic break for two.

Villa Toffa is in an idyllic location yet only a few minutes away from the lovely town of Ceglie Messapica and has easy access to the well known historic ‘White town’ of Ostuni. Ceglie Messapica is one of the oldest towns in Puglia and has a reputation for being the gastronomic centre of Puglia, so there are some great restaurants where you can enjoy the local fare.

Rooms description


Bedrooms

There are four comfortable bedrooms in “boutique hotel style” with high quality mattresses. Three of the rooms are in the main house and one is in the guest house. The Grand Master bedroom with vaulted ceilings is located at the north side of the main house. This bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom that is absolutely beautifully designed with a ceramic yellow (1) sink that stands out perfectly on the gorgeous dark iron tiles on the floor and walls. The other two bedrooms in the main house are located on the west side of the house overlooking the garden and the pool area. These two bedrooms share a spectacular bathroom styled with amazing tiles on walls and floor and high design finishes. The guest house is just one step away from the farmhouse and compromises a spacious bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. This very bright dependence is styled just as beautifully as the rest of the house with high design finishes and has a nice sofa that’s ideal for a little solitude. All four double bedrooms have hotel standard, thick, pocket sprung matrasses with soft hotel quality cotton linen. All you need for a good night’s sleep. In two of the bedrooms, the beds can also be arranged as twin beds.

Bathrooms

There are three spectacular styled bathrooms with high quality fittings.

Kitchen

Connected to the dining area you find a stunning, spacious well-equipped kitchen of Scandinavian design for the finest cooks. The kitchen door leads to a large courtyard, perfect for a coffee in the morning or a relaxing drink at sunset. The kitchen has high-quality brand appliances including a Bosch dishwasher, oven, big fridge-freezer, a Whirlpool induction hob, and a Nespresso Coffee machine.

Living rooms

The spacious and airy open-plan living and dining area which features lofty vaulted ceilings and a series of glass doors and windows overlooking the courtyard and the olive grove. The living section of this room is furnished with two comfy sofas for total relaxation, while the dining area boasts a long oak dining table and superb Scandinavian design chairs topped with two decorative lightnings.

Other rooms

The utility room houses a washing machine, a dryer and an extra fridge.

Facilities


Cleaning

Cleaning included in the rental price.

Amenities

Private pool, Pool heating, Air conditioning, Hob/Stove, Oven, Fridge, Fridge with freezer, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Iron+board, Satellite tv, Television, Wifi, Central heating, Cot, High chair, Barbeque

Accessibility

All rooms are on ground floor level.

Outside

Villa Toffa is immersed in the beautiful countryside of Valle d’itria with views taking in large expanses of olive groves. With its two acres of ancient olive and almond trees, the villa is excellent for outdoor living and for making the very most of the time spent with family, friends or a romantic getaway. The large enclosed and well-equipped garden has various terraces, an outdoor kitchen, a shaded dining area and a spacious 4×10 heated pool with sundeck. The lovely sundeck with two large parasols, six comfortable loungers, and a large hammock definitely encourages lazy afternoons. The design of the pool itself is absolutely stunning. Everything is on hand for a fabulously relaxing holiday! There are three different terraces around the house offering plenty of choice for both sun and shade. Outside the kitchen, you will find a large courtyard with a lovely and cosy terrace with design lounge chairs. Moving further you find a modern pergola covering a superb outdoor kitchen and dining area. The outdoor kitchen is tastefully decorated with Dutch design tiles made by hand and a wooden swing. The long wooden table easily seats eight and invites long, relaxing mealtimes at the edge of the olive grove. With a large grill next to the outdoor kitchen it is the ideal setting for family and friends get together. The garden with over a hundred of century-old olive trees and almond trees surrounds the house on all sides. Take a stroll through the garden and look out over a beautiful olive grove located behind the outside kitchen. The Garden is enclosed with authentic drystone wall with sufficient parking space.

Notes

In addition to soft hotel quality towels, Villa Toffa offers beautiful scented Meraki products in all three bathrooms. Meraki is a Danish well-known brand for lifestyle and wellbeing products. All products are free from parabens, colorants, and dyes. Meraki contains gentle and nourishing products with ingredients that are carefully selected due to the quality and natural aromas. Wi-fi through the whole house, Bose wireless music system and a Sony smart TV with Netflix in the living area. With its thick walls, floor cooling, and shady terraces VILLA TOFFA stays cool the whole summer. There is floor heating for the Puglian winters. The house runs primarily on renewable energy (solar).

Availability & Pricing


30% discount on the last available week in July (4-11 July 2020)

weekly prices
from 1 July 2020 to 31 August 2020 € 4900
from 1 September 2020 to 30 September 2020 € 3450
from 1 October 2020 to 31 October 2020 € 2450
from 1 March 2021 to 31 March 2021 € 1850
from 1 April 2021 to 31 May 2021 € 2750
from 1 June 2021 to 30 June 2021 € 3450
from 1 July 2021 to 31 August 2021 € 4900
from 1 September 2021 to 30 September 2021 € 3450
from 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021 € 2450
Out of high season the house can be booked for a minimum stay of 5 nights. In that case (less than 7 nights stay) an extra cleaning fee of EUR 250 will be charged.

Cleaning fee included in the weekly rental price.
There are two baby cots available free of charge.
Extra bed: EUR 150 per week
Pool heating: EUR 250 per week
Security deposit: EUR 400 to be paid to SU before arrival as specified in the booking confirmation.
Deposit: 30% upon booking, balance 30 working days before arrival;
Arrival & Departure Saturdays (depending on other bookings) arrival as of 3 PM and departure latest 10.30 AM. Other arrival and departures days on request

Leisure & Activities


Activities

There are al type of things to do nearby: Art / Culture, Shopping / Markets, Wine tastings, Cooking classes, Golf, Hiking & Cycling.

Specials

A private chef can come to the house to cook for you. Also other services like yoga classes and massages can be arranged on request.

Happenings

Surroundings


Location


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Surroundings

In Ceglie Messapica, closest to the house, all shops can be found. Ceglie is a lovely lively town especially in the evening. One of our favorite restaurants nearby: Restaurant Giardino 36 - Dfood in Cisternino, 16 kms from the villa. Also Cisternino is a very dreamy town to visit in the evening. Ostuni, this fairy-tale town (12 km away) has an attractive historical center with trendy boutiques and excellent cafés and restaurants. You will also find specialised fish, meat, produce, wine, and cheese shops that have an extensive choice of ingredients for preparing a delicious meal in your villa.

Travel

The nearest airports are Brindisi (45 minutes) and Bari (1.5 hours).

Distances

The lively baroque city of Lecce (1 hour) and the Cultural Capital of 2019, Matera (1.5 hours) can also be visited within the day without hurry. Thanks to the central location of the villa you can reach easily several authentic places such as Locorotondo (25 km), the majestic baroque city of Martina Franca (20 km) and Alberobello (33 km), known for typical Trulli houses with conical roofs. A 50-minute drive through a breathtaking hilly landscape takes you to the Adriatic coast, with fascinating places such as Polignano a Mare. Here you will get lost in the maze of whitewashed streets, between the flavors of traditional cuisine and the fresh tones of local wine. A little further south, you will find the golden sandy beaches of Monopoli, renowned for its pristine bays with transparent water. From the old port to the castle at the seaside, this place is exceptionally charming and idyllic.

Your Covid-19 Proof villa


This villa is Covid-19 proof and will guarantee you a perfectly safe and relaxing holiday, according to the latest Italian health and safety regulations.

Perfect hygiene: With the aim of ensuring an exceptional level of hygiene at our villas, we’ve worked with our owners to create a Covid-19 villa management protocol. Based on recommendations from the World Health Organisation, and in compliance with the current Italian National law this protocol goes above and beyond our usual rigorous cleaning standards.

You will find a house sanitized in all its surfaces, objects, kitchen items, curtains, sofas, throws, pillows, toys and pool area. If you wish, you can ask the detailed list of the entire cleaning procedure we do after each departure and before welcoming new guests in the property.

The owner of this house has complied to the following standards:

  • makes the neccesary information available concerning use of the mask and social distancing available to guests;
  • guarantees availability and accessibility inside the structure to hand hygiene systems with hydro-alcoholic solutions and soaps;
  • guarantees cleaning and disinfection of all environments, according to the guidelines of the National Authorities. On request we can send you this list;
  • For the SWIMMING POOL: guaranteed the efficacy of the water treatments while respecting legal limits (parameter of free active chlorine in the pool between 1.0 – 1.5 mg/l; combined chlorine ≤ 0.40 mg/l; pH 6.5 – 7.5 or equivalent oxygen);
  • For AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS: to have completely eliminated the air re-circulation function and, on the basis of the indications provided by the manufacturer, with the plant in off mode, to have cleaned the air filters of the heating/cooling plants that use heat pumps, fancoils and convectors after every stay of guests.

For more information about Covid in Italy, please click here for the general information.


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